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    February 8, 2013
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that showed for some people, the desire to interact with tweets and photos and comments on your page, are stronger than the drive for sex! >> how do you plead? [ laughter ] >> guilty or not guilty? >> guilty your honor. >> bail iv? >> oh, yeah. >> other people smoke. i would rather you send a tweet than smoke but this is stronger than the urge for nick teak. >> fiam -- nicotine. >> if i am in a place where it says, "no cell phones" i try to sneak it. >> taboo. >> are you doing it because you are afraid you missed out on something? >> it's a routine, it's a habit now. i am just, oh, i am not doing anything, better check facebook. >> to a lesser degree we are guilty, we check the phone, wait 10 seconds look at it again. >> yeah, but i am not worried about you, between the choice of sex and tweeting, you would
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choose sex. >> i would pay someone to do my tweeting. i wouldn't pay someone to have sex for me! [ laughter ] >> this is the take away. we are all guilty of it from time to time, but i challenge you as part of drea orders, i -- doctor's orders. i chulg to take i -- i challenge you to take a break from social media for a day, maybe if you can a week, you would be surprised how connected you feel with those around you. if you want more information about anything you saw today, please go to www.thedoctorstv.com. thanks for joining us n. [ cheers and applause ] [ applause ] (male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now.
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>> good morning. it is friday february 8th. we are taking a live look outside from our roof camera here on van ness avenue. we'll be checking in with erica who has a look at our forecast in just a few minutes. but first. a widespread blizzard is expected to arrive in the northeastern u-s this morning. tory dunnan is live from boston with more, good morning tory. hundreds of flights in and out of s-f-o are expected to be cancelled due to the nor'easter storm.
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>> it is a bitterly stra col morning, and even the white out conditions. passengers at boston's logan airport for hoping to dodged this airport. >> they think that is going to be crazy. >> 2.5. feet in some areas. >> if it happens overnight friday and saturday is as good a of a timely as we could have. >> reporter: from new jersey, to the state of maine. >> wheat are used to these type of storms and to use common said stay off the
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city. stay home. >> this could be the similarities between the historic 1978 and today would not be quite as dramatic. >> for some, that stalledstall.t instead the two-three days it more perhaps just 24 hours. >> the hardware stores, groceries stores and with everybody is being advised to ride it out. and here in boston they are expecting to see the of worst of this with the possibility of a two-3 in. per hour. and also along the coast of winds of
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75 mph and the risk of flooding. tory done it-- dunnin....affected airports include boston, newark, and j-f-k. so far this morning. 16 flights to boston have been cancelled. around 35 flights to j-f-k have been cancelled. and 13 departing flights to newark have been cancelled. nationwide, airlines have instituted flexible rebooking waivers and are pre-emptively canceling more than 3,000 flights ahead of the major winter storm. we do not have to worry about snowfall but what about rainfall? >> the southern portion of the bay area is contending with some great. we do see some light rainfall for
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danville, a san ramon and also some slight raid on the western end of the san mateo bridge. you are going to use your windshield wipers. the yellow on your screen showing highway no. 1 of but it looks like the showers will continue to taper off. here is a look at futurecast. this is mainly a coastal event. still this cloud coverage and it has departed but all of the instability is hanging around. we could seek a thunderstorm even hail. but partly cloudy conditions as for transition for the afternoon. speaking for the afternoon, temperatures will be in th upper 50s. 37
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and fairfield. and as we take a look at those numbers for the afternoon plenty of low 50s. milpitas, fremont, cupertino. turning our attention to the east bay, concord walnut creek and 56 and union city. downtown san francisco will also see 50s. your kron 4 7 day around the bay sunshine and the clear skies. for the middle of next week the mid '60s. warmer weather is on the way. still, wet outside at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. there are a couple of c h p cars
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indicating that there is all for metro construction. at the san mateo bridge, the san mateo on the camera lens be aware and as we take a look the golden gate bridge is also wet. drive with extra caution. >> california authorities are searching for one of their own after they suspect he shot and killed three people in a vendetta against the l-a-p-d. ed payne has the story. >> they believe that there are specific 5 ties >> his specific target is the lot enforcement of los angeles. >> he complains about
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mistreatment of of the loss angeles police department officers in this letter he said that he will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform. they say the first shooting killed qwan and his fiance and this off freeway ramp and now the squad car he killed a police. he also
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sent this package to anderson cooper. that was a coin that was riddled with bullets. >> we are watching gas prices this morning as california has gone over the four-dollar mark. although analysts say we won't be reaching the 4-67 mark that we hit last october. the state average right now is at 4-01 for a regular gallon of gas. we haven't hit the four dollar mark yet in the bay area but we are getting close. here's a look at the averages. in san francisco. we are sitting at 3-99 a gallon. that's up two cents from yesterday. in oakland, 3-92. and in san jose. 3-95 for a gallon, also up two cents from yesterday.
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we will be right back with a look at the market's... 0ñ@ñ
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market this morning. futures trading show all three indexes in the positive. stocks end the day down yesterday. falling on weaker earnings reports and worries about the european economy. on wall street the dow lost 42-points. after being down as much as 134 at one point. the nasdaq fell three. the s-and-p-500 lost two. a negative side effect of the technology in our lives. smart- phones and tablets are being blamed for a new phenomenon. dubbed "smart- phone face". facial skin sagging, or drooping, more quickly than nature intended. researchers say. it is caused by people spending hours with their heads. bent down looking at their gadgets. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate shares the warning. doctors want all gadget
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users to hear. chin implants people are spending an increasing amount of time crouching down looking down at electronic media. jowels and mariennette lines at it is being called smart phone
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face or smart phone saggy face and these strangers are just staring down but if your court to hold this at eye / head level.. it might seem awkward or look awkward. perhaps you do not think that they are looking bathat is normal. this is dr. that specializes in physical therapy sees a surge. >> if you are looking down for two-three hours many times you will feel the tension in the back of your
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neck. while it has become a habit is a good idea to take a break. structure. open up the chest and a step away. >> we are getting just started in terms of the rainfall and that nor'easter directly impacting the east coast. ever since mom and dad have been working with viva, people have been daring them to clean up tough messes. my fans think a paper towel can't handle this.
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>> welcome back the big story is the nor'easter blast. you'd know it is that when the green bay, and the chicago of these places are bracing for the worse. but we do not have to worry about that but we are
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monitoring the situation because it is impacting travel. and erica is monitoring our weather. >> of public transit is already being shut down in the new york city. and gil force winds. there are 14 in. expected in new york city, and boston could be breaking records with 3 ft.. and when to gusting at 70 mph all of this activity of the satellite and refer this to be a pretty rough one. downed trees, power lines. coastal flooding from costinthe coast of boston and up to the bill would lend coast. acros the state of maine to. and coastal-
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flooding expected-the purple winter storm blizzard. this is something that we will continue to monitor. in the bay area a little bit of rain fall with some light showers. it looks like there rainfall is situated over the san mateo bridge. from the high-rise over to the light sections. just drive with extra caution. and of course, some extra time. as we take a look at your thames mid 30's. 39 concord. taking
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those numbers into the afternoon pretty cool later this afternoon with partly cloudy skies. 50s through san mateo and as your kron 4 7 day around the bay we take a thcan expect 60s. it will stay dry and stable. check out the warm up by mid-week. 60s. more on the weather forecast but let we show you a couple of wet roads but there are no hotspots. there is road work taking place but that is not slowing us down at all. the majority is confined to the east shore freeway. the weather is impacting the camera lens.
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towards the mid span at the golden gate a light check but still, 24 minutes from novado towards the city. on our traffic maps. coming out of a cairo valley. problem free. and to top speeds are going to be out of marin county. and interstate 580 over the altamont pass new steps towards getting the 7- 8-7 dreamliner back in the air. details on the new "tests" coming up. just into kron four. what started as rain turned sticking on the ground.
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boeing is planning to start test flights soon of its 787 dreamliner. the company says this will allow it to look at the in- airplane's batteries. the f-a-a grounded the dreamliner fleet last month because of issues with its lithium-ion battery malfunctioning. boeing says it is working around the clock to fix the problems so the planes can get back in the air. >> san jose is expected to accept an offer by a major airport operator to build and 82-million dollar private airport for executive of "google" at mineta san jose international airport. signature aviation wants to construct an executive terminal, hangars and ramp space "accommodating the largest business jets" for mountain view-based google at the san jose airport. under its proposed 50-year lease with san jose, signature would build the airport as a partner with l- l-c, a company that represents the private jets >> thieves are again targeting smart phones and tablets on bay area mass transit. investigators say robbers devices because the offer a car hit a metal object, injuring seven people.
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there have been insignificant increases. they have targeted electronic devices because they offer a better paid day than just wallet. and iphone can fetch about $1,000. anybody that has been a victim should ofnotifying authorities. >> man the intercom qualification rider ship for bart has increased
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>> welcome back cbs is calling for less skin... this memo said by the network was leaked to adequetly cover their
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parts.. and kim kardashian has a sked for a speeedy divorce and the office is may 16th the 200 episode is the 9th season.. >> this trough year-old is a saying that he called 911 that this--12 year-old.
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called 911. and also, he said that he was calling from the ashton kutcher house... he is facing two counts of felonies. >> coming up a major storm with people scrambling to get last-minute things 2 feet of snow is expected. they live look outside. wet roads a live look outside.0 you can't move the tv there.
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>> the top stories the we are following, with these
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skillful totals. memo also, the details on this search in the investigation. the winter weather it is just beginning of across the northeast and it could be more than a couple of days. tory dunnin >> it is a bitterly cold morning in boston everybody is preparing for this big storm. with high wind and possible white out conditions and measure and the snowfall in ft. getting out before it is too late that bill logan airport are hoping to dodge a monster lizard family it is going to be crazy later ipad. >> 2.5 ft. possible. the new
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york mayor is optimistic that it can handle whatever. >> on friday is probably the best timing. >> from new jersey, to the state of maine. >> we are used to these storms in the state of maine and vermont and everyone in use common sense. stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> that is the 30th anniversary of the deadly blizzard of 1978. there are similarities. the outcome will not be quite as dramatic >> that all previous system stalled for a couple of days. however, this could be more like 24 hours. >> there are a lot of people
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getting ready. in boston they are expecting to see the worst of this with the possibility of 2-3 in. of snowfall per hour. and also along the coast winds of 75 mph and the risk of flooding in. >> if you are flying to the northeast. we are dealing with cancellations near s f o. you can see the ground is wet and more importantly mike pelton has been monitoring any cancellations. >> yes. you can see the morning rush is picking up and the traveling conditions
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could become messy. so far, about 52 flights have been cancelled. from the northeast. 35 departures. the airport manager saying that this could increase throughout the day with a significant delay east. if you are going towards philadelphia if your point to go to the northeast check your flight status ahead of time. that is some people that the perhaps did not do. >> i saw on the internet that there is a storm on the new york. seoul by half to press all i can give back to italy i hope that maybe i can get to a different flight >> it will certainly be a
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messy situation and if your friends or family getting into the bay area. the duty manager saying that because of the rainfall there could be a ground delay program in effect. are arriving flights could be delayed because of rain and low clouds. we will get a better feel for that of the next several hours. >> mike pelton, faq and keep in mind if you're going to see a diego or hawaii your flights will not be taking off. we will monitor those situations. and erica? >> good morning. there is a lot of rainfall to contend with. light rainfall over
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the 680. and on the western end of the san mateo bridge. it looks like it would to be right around highway 92. it will still be damned for portions of the bayshore freeway. and highway no. 1 along the coast. certainly, drive with extra caution there are wet roadways here is a look at rainfall totals we have received nearly one-quarter of one man short really just trace amounts in livermore not much changes over the last 12 hours. nothing to speak of and santa rosa temperatures in the upper 50s. tomorrow sunny and warmer. as we look towards this stretch of dry weather
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with a warmer afternoon. today will be cooler shall 54 in san jose. 56 in livermore. downtown san francisco checking in at 55 degrees. your kron 4 7 day around the bay 60s. with wednesday, first of high- pressure is back in control with 60s for some of the east shore spots. more on your forecast in still monitoring overnight construction at the bridge. it has started to back up and there was a wait at some of those cash lanes. but not the case anymore certainly traffic is increasing. and a
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bit of rain fall as you go towards the high rise. and a wet morning at the golden gate coming out of marin county. overall, 80s and conditions. steady. >> california authority's ours searching for one of their own. in in a vendetta. add pain has the story. >> they believe that he is responsible for a string of shootings to law enforcement. >> if you read his manifesto this is very specific towards law enforcement. this is a vendetta against all of cell in california law enforcement. >> he speaks in detail about
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his plan to bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare. this shooting killed this young couple. she was the daughter of a appeals office her who was responsible for him l losin his job. also, he shot at these two officers, and that killed one. also in riverside where he fired multiple shots at a squad car. one was wounded, the other was also injured and killed. >> this was a bullet going and to post it noted that
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was sent to anderson cooper accurate >> if he was heading overseas and when you present them with a token of respect and good luck. >> still ahead on the kron 4 news national headlines and with president obama is doing. and monitoring the situation at s f o. in terms of travel to the northeast and the blizzard conditions we will be right back. .
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>> san francisco mayor ed lee and democratic state leaders have introduced a set of bills aimed at gun control. the bills propose closing loopholes in existing gun laws. also, banning the distribution of firearms and ammunition from dangerous people, and strengthening education about safe gun ownership. another bill would require guns to be properly locked present. the move follows president obama's call on congress to pass measures to reduce gun violence including conducting universal background checks. senators seek deal on gun- a small, bipartisan group of senators is quietly trying to reach a compromise on expanding the requirement for background checks to purchases. a deal could give political momentum to one of the key elements of president barack obama's the private talks involve liberal sen. chuck schumer of new york, who is the no. 3 senate democratic leader, and west virginia sen. joe manchin, a national rifle association member and one of the senate's more moderate democrats. on the republican side, participants are sen. tom coburn of oklahoma, another more conservative lawmakers in congress, and moderate sen. mark kirk of illinois. the nra says expanding background checks would do
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little good because criminals largely get their po-215th new secretary of state john kerry is easing into his new job. this is a photo of president barack obama listening to kerry during a meeting today on immigration with cabinet roosevelt room of the white house. >> we are following the situation of the northeast live pictures of new york. it is snowing. they will be a measure of the snowfall in feet. how that is impacting the bay area air travel.
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>> taking a live look is coming down but it could become even more as this weekend progresses. not to just about the new england,
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the entire eastern seaboard we will keep this monitoring and erica? >> most locations are going to see nearly 2 ft. but the boston area could be even break records. with 3 ft. of snowfall expected. i have been watching some of these totals with 3 in. per hour. here is a live look at satellite and radar impacting the northeast. i guess it is fortunate that this is happening during the week. winds gusting in excess of 70 mph and along the boston area. downed trees, power lines and cancellations of flights across the country. we could see that this could breast
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out to the ec as we go towards sunday. the pink is winter storm warnings and the purple are blizzard like conditions. that will start later with increased in intensity. this is the story that we will continue to follow. in the meantime, a live look at the stormtracker 4. just some lingering showers intermittent. and for the san ramon valley. still, pretty wet. light showers predominately along the coast. it just depends on where you are but the northern portion is the drive. as we take it through the south bay spotty shower
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activity and a wider view of the satellite and greater most of that shower activity has gone to the south but instability. we could still see the pop of storm and hail possible. wrappings around so the potential of showers hit or mass as we make your way towards the mid morning. futurecast not much perhaps light rain along the coast but we will gradually start to dry out. but still cloudy by 10:00 a.m. current temperatures, 35 degrees in vallejo. 44 in hayward. if you're going to lake tahoe tire chain laws in effect. 3 in. possible and partly cloudy on sunday with gradual clearing for the afternoon your kron 4 7 day around the bay warmer
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weather with the 60s for just about everyone. that is your forecast and in the traffic center despite the wet roadways no major hotspots. that is certainly good news. pretty quiet right now and as we taktake a look of the traffic maps no problems. across town freeways, the green looking
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decent teenager killed there. a vigil will be held tonight for 13-year-old genelle conway- allan. the teen who was found dead in a fairfield park last week. police in fairfield are working with authorities. to investigate whether the case of the suisun city teen murdered there. could be linked to another murder case from last year. the body of jessica funk haslam was discovered in a park in rosemont nearly a year ago. fifty miles away from the fairfield park. where genelle conway- allan's body was found last week. now. investigators with the sacramento county sheriff department have asked fairfield police to share information, in case there is a connection between the two crimes. the vigil is tonight at 6:30 at witt park in fairfield. >> three men are wanted in connection with an armed home invasion robbery in pleasant hill.
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this is surveillance video from a neigbhor. the two victims say the suspects parked their white chevy suburban or trailblazer in front on a driveway on the 16-hundred block of wendy drive at around 11-30 yesterday morning. then all three men jumped out and hopped this fence and broke into the garage from the backyard. one of the victims went to his car to grab something when he was pistol whipped in the head. all three suspects had guns. the suspects took 30- thousand dollars worth of stuff. a laptop, clothes, jewelry and money. a neighbor across the street says hearing about the home invasion robbery frightened her. >> nobody is completely safe so you have to keep your eyes and ears open. >> they are described as african americans wearing ski masks. >> three men are wanted in connection with an armedkron
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four's philippe djegal explains the victim's terrifying encounter with the suspects. the two victims were too shaken up to speak with us on camera. but off camera, they say the chevy suburban or trailblazer in front on this block of wendy drive at around 11-30 in the morning. the victims released a vagueall of them described as twenty and thirty years of age. all of them were wearing dark masks. call the pleasant hill to police. dark masks. the most recent assault took place here.you can see there here. and college of san francisco's mission campus is located at this intersection. there's also an apartment complex. the area is dark and there were a lot of people walking around. the female victim was assaulted at 105 a-m. so there probably a lot of the first assault happened morning. residents tell me this area needs more lights. including this woman. she says the female victim was beaten right outside her apartment. she says she called the city and demanded that they prune this tree, bacause it blocks a streetin san francisco reggiesan jose police have released this photograph of 32-year-old anthony sanchez. as they continue their search for him. he was in custody
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wednesday but managed to escape while handcuffed. he was arrested for a parole violation, but when left unattended, sanchez jumped into the drivers seat of a van. and took off. track down the stolen mini- van. track down the stolen mini- van. however sanchez was thyou eat less...ing weiyou lose weight.et. it's a great plan... until you get hungry. that's the time to take slimful. one tasty 90-calorie slimful and a glass of water satisfies hunger for hours making it easier to eat smaller meals, and resist snacking. your friends might think you found the secret to losing weight. but it's no secret... it's slimful. eating less is a beautiful thing.
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>> welcome back. we can see for the next five days a decent weekend forecast. six
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>> before the new eastern span of the bay bridge opens the vehicles. the bay area is being invited to try it out. on foot. the 6.3- billion dollar span will officially open on september third. the tuesday after labor day. but in the days before that. there will be a huge party. the bay area toll authority is planning to allow people to walk, run and bike across the bridge. we're also learning about a fireworks show. and a ceremony when the bay bridge lights are officially turned on. however, that party is not going to come cheaply. it is expected to cost taxpayers 5-point- six million dollars. that comes from toll revenue. and is part of the funding available for the bridge. that money will just cover transportation. meaning buses for people to get to the bridge. operations, and public safety. there is a non- profit group trying to raise an additional 6-million- dollars for the entertainment planned. still ahead, the northeast is preparing to deal with a lot of snowfall. multiple ft. expected and a major
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>> top stories we are following this friday, february 8th. the manhunt for a former l-a cop suspected of killing three people continues this morning. the latest details on the search, coming up. >> and we're expecting more wet weather here in the bay area this morning. we'll have a check of bay area weather in just a minute but we start in the northeast this morning, where a powerful nor'easter storm is expected this weekend. >> tory dunnan joins us live from boston. tory? >> reporter: 23 million people are under a blizzard warning in boston. we are expecting to see the worst of this between 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. with high wind, white out conditions. and the snowfall will be measured in feet. getting out before it's too late. they are hoping to dodge what could be a monstrous blizzard. >> it is going to be creasy
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of later i bet. >> snowfall totals could be 2.5 ft.. in new york, he is optimistic this city can handle whatever it can handle. >> friday, saturday, sunday is probably good timing that we could have. >> new jersey, to the state of maine we are standing by. >> we are used to these types of storms and we want to remind everybody to use common sense to stay the streets stay off the streets. >> basically, stay home. >> this deadly blizzard of 1978 there are some similarities. >> that 1978 created huge
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and and and lizards. >> this has created a flurry of supplies. >> there could be 25-30 in.. some show more, less but travel has nearly come to a standstill. flights have been cancelled and people have been asked to stay off the roads. reporting live, torrey dutton, back to you. >> here in the bay area, the storm could affect your flight out of s-f-o this morning. hundreds of cancellations expected. to get you more news faster we turn to kron four solo reporter mike pelton who joins us live from s-f-o. mike? >> reporter: good morning,
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we can see some travelers are finding out that there flights are canceled so far, 52 flights have been cancelled and 35 departures. the airport duty manager telling me that it could increase throughout the day. a significant delays if you are going to philadelphia. if you're going to the northeast check your status. i caught up with one the traveler. >> it is quite shocking! yes. (foreign accent)... >> reporter: if you are expecting people to come into the bay area. the duty
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manager saying that there could be a ground it delay program possible into effect. that could impact the number of arriving flights. certainly, check your worsfriend and families. >> my brother wanted to go to new york band this is a big one they knew they already have a repositioned their planes and to cancelled. you are going to know right now. they really do not want you to go. i think that he will have to take a 1:30 a.m. tomorrow. >> we will keep you covered hundreds of flights in and out of s-f-o are expected to be cancelled due to the storm. affected airports include boston, newark, and j-f-k. so far this morning. 16 flights to boston have been cancelled. around 35 flights to j-f-k have been cancelled. and 13 departing flights to newark have been cancelled.
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nationwide, airlines have instituted flexible rebooking waivers and are pre-emptively canceling more than three-thousand flights ahead of the major winter storm. now let's get a check of weather here in the bay area. erica is tracking our forecast. it is currently trading at the interchange in dublin, livermore, it is readinin some section it is currently reigning-with the bayshore freeway is currently trading in some of the bay area's but it is starting to taper off is starting to rain.. merry. as >> george-good morning. so far, looking decent highway no. 4 are very light. no slowing at through the of the month pass. >> just into the kron four
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newsroom. a heavy police presence in san jose this morning after a woman has died in san jose. we are hearing reports that she fell from an 11th story balcony. it does not appear to be a suicide. we have a crew on the way and will have a live report as soon as possible. >> developing news. authorities remain on high alert this morning as the search continues for the former cop accused in a string of shootings in the los angeles area, christopher dorner. the latest update on the search. it has continued into the san bernardino mountains. swat teams have been walking the area near the big bear ski resort, searching for the former l- a-p-d officer. dorner is suspected of killing three people in what's being described as a violent vendetta against l-a police. dorner is a former navy reservist who was fired from the l-a-p-d in 2008. the search is focused in the southern california mountains because dorner's burned pick up truck was found in the area yesterday. aftershocks continue to rattle the solomon islands in the south pacific after wednesday's eight point zerno magnitude earthquake
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the latest aftershock hit quake that struck just after three o'clock our time. the continued jolts are preventing relief workers from reaching villages where at least nine people have been killed. coming up on the kron four morning news. president obama's nominee to head the c-i-a, john brennan, faces tough questions at his confirmation hearing. we'll hear from him in three minutes. headed to the bay area this morning. a full forecast coming up at 5-15. and apple facing a big challenge from an investor this morning. that story at 5-26.
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>> president obama's nominee for c-i-a director, john brennan, faced tough questions in his confirmation hearing about u-s covert activities. protestors actually interrupted the hearing at one point. brennan said the obama administration has never killed terror suspects when officials had the opportunity to capture them instead. he spoke about the administration's future use of drones. the president said that these will be legally
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approved before any action is contemplated including those that could be using legal force. >> president obama released the administration's classified legal justification for the drone policy to the senate intelligence committee >> take a look at this. a high speed chase in los angeles ends in a fiery crash. police were pursuing a suspected drunk driver wednesday night that reached speeds of more than one- hundred miles an hour. the car skidded out of control, slamming into a guardrail and bursting into flames. police pulled the driver out of the car and had him rushed to a hospital. his name and condition have not been released. the chp are investigating the crash and the l-a-p-d is handling the criminal investigation. >> coming up we are watching wall street. pre-market and some of our roadways are wet. some of that rainfall.
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>> take a look at the rainfall and the ratio huge storm. certainly, if you are trying to travel is going to be difficult. >> absolutely we have seen thousands of flight cancellations. a devastating storm that is going to impact the northeast. these two storms. those are going to merge and we could see nearly 2 ft. for most of the northeast. it looks like boston is the target. we could break century records. over 3 ft. anticipate it and kill force winds. 78 mph
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with -- gale force winds.. it could even be fatal for some. finally press in off the coast of maine possible. winter storm warnings and also some coastal flooding for the boston. as we take a look at the purple is concentrated over massachusetts. this is some of the we will continue to monitor. in the bay area, some rainfall it is starting to taper off. as we can see some light rain at the interchange. you will encounter some rain in downtown livermore. as
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return our attention to the peninsula some showers and a much of it is over the heart of the bay area. driving through. with city and north of milpitas. stretches of the 880 corridor. most of this wet weather the we have seen is already pressing its way through. the showers through monterey and wrapping around could pop up intermittent showers. so it looks like we could see some partly cloudy conditions. 50s. cupertino. partly cloudy skies and dry weather for the east bay. concord, pittsburgh. and downtown san francisco with 55 degrees 57 in berkeley.
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your kron 4 7 day around the bay sunshine and dry weather. with everyone in the 60s. a bit of a warming trend. 5:18. george? >> very quiet. no hot spots or slowing yet. let us start with a check on the bridges. even here it is lighter than usual. that is pretty much the pattern on a friday. and the san mateo bridge 92 as we heard erica saying showers moving through. the traffic is moving fine. for the golden gate wet. and updating the drive times. interstate 80, just 12 minutes. 16 minutes as you
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go to the san ramon valley. 21 minutes for the westbound from the zero altamont pass. no delays and the north bay is also easy 101 transit, no problems with bart or muni. >> watching wall street. the futures are flat right now. watching wall st. a day after the dow dropped 42 points. now. watching apple. after hedge fund manager david einhorn filed a lawsuit against the company.comparing apple to his stingy grandmorther.trying to get apple to start deploying some of it's cash. apple is sitting on 137 billion in cash. we'll have more on that story at 5-26. and shares of mountain view based linked in are soaring this morning. after they reported better than expected quarterly results. 137.70 +13.61. ending the year with over 200 million members
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>> we are watching gas prices this morning as california has gone over the four-dollar mark. although analysts say we won't be reaching the 4-67 mark that we hit last october. the state average right now is at 4-01 for a regular gallon of gas. we haven't hit the four dollar mark yet in the bay area but we are getting close. here's a look at the averages. in san francisco. we are sitting at 3-99 a gallon. that's up two cents from yesterday. in oakland, 3-92. and in san jose. 3-95 for a gallon, also up two cents from yesterday. >> aftershocks have been woven through this 7.1 overnight and it is preventing relief efforts
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to reach the victims. >> starting tonight at 7, there will be a lane closure to allow caltran to allow a toll automated system. it will be in effect until monday morning at 5:00 a.m. >> u.s. customs agents at the port of oakland have seized about 23-hundred rounds of ammunition hidden in air filters of cars headed to mongolia custom agents discovered the ammunition in early december while searching an outbound shipping container with three cars. the seized rounds were hidden in the cars' air filters included those for rifles and shotguns. authorities say the value of the seized ammunition and three cars is more than 45- thousand dollars. >> an alarm supposed to alert authorities to obstructions on the city's cable car line did not sound before a cable car hit a metal object, injuring seven people. it happened wednesday morning as the car was heading downhill. muni's transit director says that pieces of paper in
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the past have set off the system's alarms, so it's not clear why the metal object didn't do so. five of the injured were taken to a hospital, one of them with life-threatening injuries. >> thieves are again targeting smart phones and tablets on bay area mass transit. both muni and bart have seen significant increases in the number riders robbed. investigators say robbers have targeted electronic devices because the offer a better payday that just stealing wallets or purses. bart police say that a high-end iphone 5 can fetch nearly a thousand dollars. police recommend that anyone who has been the victim of a theft immediately report it to the driver and wait for police to respond. 5:tutu.5:22--and apple is facina
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>> welcome back. with 50s. we are expecting some rainfall. the big story is
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the snowfall. however, the bay area weather. >> the stormtracker 4 with not much on our local radar. these showers are tapering off. interstate 680. some light rain on the western end of the san mateo bridge. hitters. 280 is also, interstate-280-with rainfall totals as well. again, it looks like we will be closing off on the afternoon. with your weekend forecast, coming up. >> a look at the golden gate. the commute check showing the light traffic. indicating slow conditions but it is less than usual. >> this 24 year-old woman
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has died after falling from a high-rise. fall play is not expected to be a factor will have a live report. >> @ authorities are on high alert as they continue to search for the out former police officer. christopher dorner is his name and this search is in the same for a deal mountains. it is no in the big bear ski resort. he is accused of killing three people in what is described as a violent vendetta against the los angeles police he is a former navy reservist. he was fired and
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2008. this search is focusing on the mountains his truck was found burned to yesterday's. >> in the bay area, this powerful and more easter impacting flights. to give you more newscasters, mike pelton is at s f o. >> there have been a lot of frustrated travelers. they are finding out that there are a list of flights canceled to the east coast. take a look at inside. cancelled flights on the flight board. the airport duty manager saying that this could increase your of to the day. 90 minutes delays towards philadelphia.
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>> we are connecting to montreal through chicago and we were told that we needed to be here. and they said your flight is not cancelled and now they're sending us here. and not of this was a cut off the air was minutes away. >> it is a very frustrating morning for travelers. and and our area the duty manager saying that they could be a ground delay possible. in don could also be delayed. there could be a better idea in the next couple of hours.
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a vigil will be held tonight for 13-year-old genelle conway- allan. the teen who was found dead in a fairfield park last week. police in fairfield are working with authorities. to of the suisun city teen murdered there. could be linked to another murder case from last year. the body of jessica funk haslam was discovered in a park in rosemont nearly a year ago. fifty miles away week. now. investigators with the sacramento county sheriff department have asked fairfield police to share
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information, in case there two crimes. the vigil is tonight at 6:30 three men are wanted in connection with an armed home invasion robbery inthis is surveillance video from a neighbor. the two victims say the chevy suburban or trailblazer in front on a driveway on the 16-hundred block of wendy drive at around 11-30 yesterday morning. then all three men jumped out and hopped this fence and broke into the garage from the backyard. one of the victims went to his car to grab something when he was pistol whipped in the head. all three suspects had guns. the suspects took 30- thousand dollars worth of stuff. residents in san francisco's mission district are on police say the victims were not robbed or raped, just the first incident happened on january 26th on 23rdthe second happened februaryboth women suffered facial injuries. police have not released sketches of possible released this photograph of 32-year-old anthony sanchez. search for him. he was in custody wednesday but handcuffed. he was arrested for a parole violation, but when left unattended, sanchez jumped into the drivers seat of a van. and took off. san jose police were able to track down the stolen mini- however sanchez was nowhere
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sissel is headed to the scene to give us an update live in a few minutes. authorities are made on high alert this morning as search continues for christopher dodd warner, the former cop accused of killing three people in a string of shootings and loss angeles area. the search is look as of december and the mountains because the warne dorner's burned a pickup truck was found in the area yesterday. we're watching what's being called the storm of the season. amass a blizzard is expected to bear down on the northeast today. 23 million people are under a blizzard warning. it is also leaving a huge impact on travel. 55 flights a been cancelled out of step sfo so far this morning.
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>> this could actually be the storm of this century. a look at satellite and radar and this is a convergence of two very strong storms. boston looks like it's going to get the worst of it, not words of 3 ft. of snow. when gust averaging 75 mi. an hour. this is definitely going to disrupt public transit because of the high winds. we have already seen several flight cancellations coming out of the northeast. we also have coastal flood warnings in effect north of boston. an average of 3 in. per hour. the bank on the screen it indicates where we see winter storm warning. -- ppink
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this is something we will continue to monitor but in the bay area of the brain that we are seeing will start to taper off. we have lingering showers out of pleasanton and and and to the single grade. the green indicates pretty light rain. when to wipers are necessary for interstate 2 a wee fox80. io the afternoon, pretty much everyone in the mid '50s. 66 concord, 63 sunnyvale. for those of the headed to tahoe, the winter weather advisory is in of fact.the face7
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day around the bay dry weather is ahead of us and we will be in the '60s as we start the next work week. >> we're not looking at much in the way of volume. the commute typically starts a little later and is a little lighter. there are no hot spots right now. the bay bridge toll plaza at light traffic even for this hour. we do not have the usual back up in the left hand cash lanes. the san mateo bridge, highway 92 is moved commute. there have been some rain passing by and the deck is still a little wet. the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound problem free and light traffic from marin. 80 westbound is still a 30 minute 39 minutes 580 is
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still very light, even through the off my past. no delays yet for south bay freeways and the north bay ride looks good or and northbosouthbound. >> collin kaepernick avenue cat tattogot a new tack totatt's what he looked like before the super bowl, lots of tattoos but none on his shoulders are chess. now it's a care that our last few days with a tattoo artist in san jose. his chest and shoulders are now totally covered. he says the new tax represent his family, and our strength, spiritual growth and humility. the pose of the photos on his instagram. >> he's in great shape so
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the president and johnson met briefly and discussed hiv and aids in the african- american community. >> before the new eastern span of the bay bridge opens the vehicles the bay area is being invited to try out on fled. the $6.3 billion that will officially open on september 3rd the tuesday after labor day. the days before that there'll be a huge party. the bay bridge toll authority is planning to allow people to walk, run and biked across the bridge. we are also learning about a wire works show at the ceremony when the bay bridge lights are officially turned on. >> it's been 24 years. >> this is going to come cheap right? a big party means a big price tag. about $12 million.
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>> the curiosity rover has drilled a test hole at the marsh and rock and preparation for the rogue bank. images released by nasa shuttering a powder that was generated by the drill at the end of the robbers robotic arm. the whole measure less than an inch deep. scientists plan to analyze the latest activities dubbed a mini drilled test before commanding curiosity did grow deeper. one of his major task is to drill and to a rack and transfer the ground up powder and to its onboard laboratories for analysis, the first on mars. >> you can catch dr. phil at the kron4 morning news at 10:00. a man says is whites say they sleep with a gun you can't move the tv there.
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>> authorities remaining on high alert this morning as the manhunt continues for the former cop accused of fatally shooting three people and las vegas. the latest details on the search, coming up. all types of reports at from a triple murder and sonoma expected later this morning. details straight ahead. blizzard warnings affecting people across the northeast. we will be right back.

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